עלה

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ע־ל־ה

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿall-, *ʿaly- (high; height, elevation), from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ʿal-, *ʿVl(ay)- (to be high, tall; to rise; mountain).

Related to Arabic عَلِيّ(ʿaliyy, to be high, exalted) and Arabic عُلًى(ʿulan, to climb).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

עָלָה (alá) (pa'al construction)

  1. To ascend, rise, go up; to move from a point to a higher point.
    אני לא האדם החכם בעולם אבל אפילו אני יודע שהשמש עולה במזרח.‎‎
    aní lo ha'adám hakhakhám ba'olám avál afilú aní yodéa shehashémesh olá bamizrákh.
    I'm not the smartest man in the world but even I know the sun rises in the east.
  2. To cost.
    אני מקווה שזה לא יעלה הרבה.‎‎
    aní m'kavé shezé lo ya'alé harbé.
    I hope this won't cost a lot.
  3. To grow.
  4. To rise in standing; to progress in a social or other figurative ladder.
    קליבלנד עלתה לגמר ה-NBA.‏‎‎ ― klívland altá ligmár ha'én-bí-éi.Cleveland has advanced to the NBA Finals.
  5. To develop.
  6. To mount (a horse), to board (a plane), to enter (a street via a junction), etc.
  7. (of a Jew) To make aliyah, to immigrate to Israel.
    הרבה יהודים מצרפת עלו ארצה השנה.‎‎
    harbé yehudiyím metsarfat alu 'ártsá hashaná.
    Many Jews from France have made aliyah to Israel [literally towards the land] this year.
  8. To come, appear, show up, arrive.
  9. Synonym of עלה לרגל (make pilgrimage, visit a holy site)
  10. To depart for battle.

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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

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עָלֶה (além (plural indefinite עָלִים‎, singular construct עֲלֵה־)

  1. A leaf.

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